CHICAGO — Yunus Musah will miss the US’s last two World Cup warmup matches due to a left crotch injury, denying the Americans of an opportunity for their favored midfield triplet to play together in front of the competition in November.
Johnny Cardoso of the Brazilian club Internacional supplanted Yunus Musah will miss the US’s last two World Cup warmup matches due to a left crotch injury, denying the Americans of an opportunity for their favored midfield triplet to play together in front of the competition in November.Musah on the program Friday for the matches against Japan on Sept. 23 in Düsseldorf, Germany, and Saudi Arabia four days after the fact in Murcia, Spain.
The best option midfield of Tyler Adams, Weston McKennie and Musah is the most settled part of the American arrangement. The triplet has begun together only multiple times, generally because of wounds and suspensions: in a couple of presentations in November 2020 and in five of the 14 World Cup qualifiers.
Cardoso, 20, is from Denville, New Jersey, and has Brazilian guardians. He has shown up for the U.S., all in friendlies: in November 2020 against Ridges and Panama, and last December against Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Americans previously were without focal protector Miles Robinson, who will miss the competition due to a torn left Achilles. Four players will miss the warmup matches in view of wounds however desire to return for the World Cup: goalkeeper Zack Steffen (knee), left back Antonee Robinson (lower leg), midfielder Cristan Roldan (crotch) and winger Tim Weah (lower leg).
Back On the planet Cup subsequent to missing the 2018 competition, the U.S. opens against Ribs on Nov. 21, plays Britain in a the biggest shopping day of the year matchup four days after the fact and closes bunch play on Nov. 29 against Iran.
U.S. mentor Gregg Berhalter plans to reported his Cup list on Nov. 9, five days on time to submit it to FIFA.
Goalkeepers: Ethan Horvath (Luton Town, Britain), Sean Johnson (New York City), Matt Turner (Munititions stockpile, Britain)
Protectors: Reggie Cannon (Boavista, Portugal), Cameron Carter-Vickers (Glasgow Celtic, Scotland), Sergiño Dest (AC Milan, Italy), Aaron Long (New York Red Bulls), Chris Richards (Gem Castle, Britain), Joe Scally (Borussia Mönchengladbach, Germany), Sam Plants (Illustrious Antwerp, Belgium), DeAndre Yedlin (Miami), Walker Zimmerman (Nashville)
Midfielders: Kellyn Acosta (Los Angeles), Tyler Adams (Leeds, Britain), Luca de la Torre (Celta Vigo, Spain), Weston McKennie (Juventus, Italy), Yunus Musah (Valencia, Spain), Malik Tillman (Glasgow Officers, Scotland)
Advances: Brenden Aaronson (Leeds, Britain), Paul Arriola (Dallas), Jesús Ferreira (Dallas), Jordan Morris (Seattle), Ricardo Pepi (Groningen, Netherlands), Christian Pulisic (Chelsea, Britain), Gio Reyna (Borussia Dortmund, Germany), Josh Chief (Norwich, Britain).